What’s Wrong with Your Replacement Windshield?

You may have seen this ABC 20/20 report years ago that included a behind the scenes investigation of how many windshield companies perform windshield replacements. It highlighted some of the common mistakes installers make, such as not wearing gloves or improperly communicating safe drive-away times. But there’s another mistake all the installers in that video…

Windshield Chip Repair Process

You’re driving down the road and TINK! a rock bounces off your windshield. You watch in horror as the crack starts to develop. Don’t worry. Crackmasters can fix it with our quick four-step process. First, we clean out the chip or crack to remove any dirt or debris that has collected in the damage. We…

Frosty the Windshield

Do you have frost on the inside of your windshield? Frost build-up on the inside of the windshield is caused by moisture inside the car. The most likely culprit is water trapped in your floor mats. You’ll need to dry the floor mats thoroughly to prevent the problem from reoccurring. But frost on the inside…

Happy Thanksgiving, Canada!

On this special day, we give thanks for you – our franchise owners and customers throughout Canada. It’s because of the good people in Calgary, Edmonton, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Winnipeg and Ontario that we are able to celebrate this holiday with joy in our hearts. We’re also thankful for the advanced windshield repair and replacement…

Windshield Features: Heads-up Display

Some modern vehicles have a unique, high-tech feature called heads-up display. This innovative technology makes it possible for a driver to view critical information without taking his eyes off the road to look down at the dashboard. Technically, the heads-up display feature is a part of the dashboard that reflects vital data, such as speed and…

Windshield Features: Heated Windshield

Does your vehicle’s windshield have a heated wiper area? Much like your rear window glass, some windshields have heating elements that warm the glass in the area where your windshield wiper blades sit. The heated windshield feature two main benefits: Increasing windshield defrost time Preventing windshield wipers from freezing to the glass Generally, the heated…

Windshield Features: Rain Sensors

Windshield glass has come a long way. Modern windshields now have cool features such as rain sensors. Rain sensors are most commonly installed luxury vehicles, such as Audis and BMWs, but as technology improves, rain sensors are becoming more commonplace on mid-line models. There are several different types of rain sensors. Some look like cameras,…

Windshield Features: Electrochromic Mirrors

Electrochromic mirrors are a special kind of rearview mirror unique to higher-end vehicles. An electrochromic mirror features a special color-changing gel pressed between two mirror lenses. A front-facing sensor measures ambient exterior light, and a rear-facing sensor detects glare, such as the headlights of a vehicle approaching from behind. When reward glare is present, the…